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light to drill for oil. >> the u.n. says the long drawn out battle between government troops and rebels in the democratic republic of congo is drawing to a close. congolese soldiers are launching an assault to retake the last town held by armed fighters known as the m23 rebels. a bit of background. the m23 are a group of tute si fighters who defected from the government. the conflicts forced 800,000 people to flee their homes. the push by the congolese troops has been largely successful because they are backed by a u.n. prevention brigade sent to crush the rebels. the m23 fighters abandoned their military positions in the east and are confined to a small down close to the ugandan border called rumanagabo. >> they have been fighting hard for days. they are getting ready to fight again. they are congolese government troops and have taken a string of towns back from the m23 rebels. the fighters hold a town on the ugandan border, a few kilometres from here. the congolese tanks are getting ready for what the army says is a final push against the m23 rebels. the morale is high. they've had se
targeted for several high profile hacking attempts in the united states. >>> u.n. inspectors missed an important deadline in dismantling syria's quepts program, they were unable to reach two of the 23 locations because of security reasons. they are currently destroying equipment used to manufacture the weapons. the inspectors didn't say exactly the if syrian rebels or the government were responsible, just that they are still negotiating access. the syrian government has agreed to destroy or remove its entire stockpile by 2014. the first report contains new details about the extent of the country's chemical weapons program based on information the syrian government provided to the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons. syria says it has 24 facilities at 23 locations around the country. 2.3 million pounds, 230 unfilled chemical bombs in stork storming. syria has agreed to remove all of this by mid 2014, william butler is a former weapons inspector in iraq. ambassador good to see you. >> good to see you john. >> you've read this report, what stands out to you? >> what st
. congo and the u.n. have consistently accused rwanda and uganda of supporting the rebels, although both of those countries deny it. in the recent days in the fighting when the m 23, it looks like they haven't been getting much support at all because the congolese army has just taken one town after the next. it was originally quite some heavy fighting, but it looks like the m 23 just got weaker and weaker. as we move forward today with government soldiers several times we came under fire but it was only fire of light weapons and m 23 was armed to the teeth with mortars and rockets. today they didn't have any of those kinds of weapons left, it seems. just some rifles and machine guns. >> to syria now where the red cross has brokered a deal to allow some people to leave a besieged suburb. the area is surrounded by government forces and thousands face starvation. the u.n. said there are still a million people trapped without aid across the country. >> reporter: this is a rare movement of relief and cooperation between regime forces, rebel groups and aid workers. some 1800 syrians have been
program reauthorised. james b. comey is the 7th director of the federal bureau of investigation. >> the u.n.'s special envoy to syria is in damascus on his latest round of diplomacy, trying to bring together all sides in the conflict to peace talks in geneva. rob matheson has the story. >> many called it a near impossible task - a return to damascus to muster some or, indeed, any enthusiasm for talks finding a way out of syria's crisis. it's not just a matter of getting two sides to the table. before that he has to try to knit together a fractured rebel opposition - much of which doesn't want to be involved. >> translation: the international community wants to support the syrian regime in geneva, they don't want to weaken them. that's why we reject the conference. when we see promises toppling the assad reej aim leading to an -- regime leading to an international court, then yes we will negotiate it. first there needs to be a statement. in the absence of political solution the military solution is the only one on the table. >> elsewhere in syria the deadline for destroying equipment used t
france was listening to her calls in the late 1990s. she was at the u.n. when a french ambassador asked her about something she said during a private call with someone else. she said, "this is not a surprise, countries spy on each other." >> 60 are dead after a wave of bombings across iraq, striking shi item areas, and sold years in mosul. there were more than 10 blasts. the attacks were the latest in a surge of blasts, more than 5,000 this year. >> syria met a deadline as it works to remove chemical weapons arsenal, in line with an agreement to eliminate all weapons by mid-2014. kilmeny duchardt has more. >> syria is reportedly meeting an ambitious deadline set by the organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons, otherwise known as opcw, to destroy lethal stockpiles by next year. syria handed over details of poison gas and nerve agent programs on thursday, ahead of the october 27th deadline. opcw is not releasing the report, but the syrian government disclosed 23 chemical weapons' sites. the head. opcw un team said the country has been cooperative. >> we had good meetings with
as deputy attorney general in the bush administration. >>> u.n. envo arab league envoys trying to build support for peace talks next month. >>> nearly a year after super storm sandy ellis island opens. if you would like the latest on any of the stories in our bulletins we encourage you to head on over to our website at www.aljazeera.com. once again, www.aljazeera.com. tony harris. >> tonight on "inside story" the united states spies on friends, not just foes. is this the new business or usual or is it damaging american foreign policy. plus the influence of rock legend lou reed and his impact on the culture from the 60s to today. >> hello, i'm libby casey. tonight on inside story we'll take a walk on the wild side and look at the life and legacy of iconic rocker lou reed who died at the age of 71. first we'll focus on american spying, specifically spying on friends, and our friends are not happy. tonight you can add spain to the list of countries that are demanding answers. the newest details emerge in this spanish newspaper "el mundo" reporting that phone calls from surveye survei. over
as possible. and as quick as possible. >> the u.n. backed mayor in cam bodia is in the final stage of a trial of the two most senior leaders arrived. the two men are accused of war crimes. we go to phonm penh. >> a city of 2 million emptied in less than a day. it's normally busy streets quite. 17 april 1975 marked the start of a reign of terror for many cam bodians. that mark khmer rouge soldiers marched into the city as victors. the people of phonm penh welcomed them, happy that a 5-year civil war was over. hours later they were all ordered to leave for the country side. this man was lying in phonm penh at the time. >> we were told the americans were planning to bomb the city. the soldiers told us we'd return in a few days. >> he was forced to march for a week with his family. his 3-year-old son didn't survive the journey. like others, he died from disease and starvation. the khmer rouge was trying to create a rural utopia. the 4-year reign would kill intellectuals, teachers - anyone accused of being a spy. this was a french photographer in phonm penh the day it fell. he never imagined the e
. >> there has not been a mass casualty here in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. >> the head of the n.s.a. defiantly defending the spy agency. the general says gathering intelligence around the world is critical and helps to keep america safe from terrorists. >> the war raging in syria claiming some surprising new victims. children are being diagnosed with polio because they don't have access to adequate health care. >> it is reported that at 8:58 p.m., a huge object believing to be a meteor right fell on a farm. >> 75 years ago, martians innovated the planet or people listening to the radio thought they did. a look back at the war of the world broadcast that caused widespread panic across the country. >> good morning. welcome to aljazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. >> good to have you with us on this wednesday. two hours from now, the health and human services secretary will testify. >> many are saying she should be fired. >> kathleen see bellous will be asked to explain the failure of the health care website. we have more on what she might say today. >> good morning. you know, kathl
it today. it's part of syria's agreement with the u.n. to destroy all chemical facilities and weapons by mid-2014. we'll have more on syria, later in the program. china demanded an explanation today after reports that u.s. and australian embassies are being used as hubs for electronic spying. an account in the "sydney morning herald" said the intelligence collection is happening across southeast asia. in beijing, a foreign ministry spokeswoman delivered her government's reaction. we demand they abide by international convention and don't engage in actions that hurt china's national security and interest. >> woodruff: separately, the union representing german journalists advised its members to stop using google and yahoo, after reports that u.s. and british intelligence have tapped their data centers. we'll have more on the ongoing storm over surveillance, right after the news summary. kenya struck back today at militants in somalia who attacked a shopping mall in nairobi last month. the kenyan military said warplanes bombed and destroyed a training camp used by the islamist group al-s
almost all based on information leaked by former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden suggest the u.s. has been spying on many countries and their leaders, including important u.s. allies. >> the white house denies the report that president obama knew the n.s.a. was eavesdropping on german leader angela merkel. we have the latest. >> a nine member delegation will meet with senior government officials over allegations of widespread spying against leaders. new allegations surfaced that president obama approved spying on german chancellor angela merkel. according to the wall street journal, the president was unaware the n.s.a. was spying on world leaders and ordered the agency to stop some of the monitoring programs after learning of them. >> the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> it's not just the europeans who are upset. over the weekend, thousands marched on washington to express their outrage. >> against mass surveillance and i'm truly honored to speak for all whistle blowers. >> some memb
, and for the united states trying to figure out would it get the vote in the counsel, would it have the u.n. backing and legitimacy. so you were trying in that context to remember what all the members who would influence the security council were thinking, what they would be likely to do when the case was presented. >> and a vocal supporter of president bush at the time were they looking at the process and you can't help but over things like economy, strategy. >> some things come up in particular that friends don't spy on friends. use of intelligence is about understanding the world, and things that might happen in another country that would profoundly effect your own. if i'm a senior european official i might want to know what is going on in greece. the future of the european union as europeans know it depends on whether greece follows its austerity plan. the leaders will tell you that but not necessarily all. think about what has happened in the united states over the past 30 days. the whole debt crisis and many european leaders or other world leaders is saying is the united states going to drive
are on the u.n. sanctions list. those who surrendered said they don't want to fight any more and they wanting to back to civilian life or join the congolese army. but it seems that they may be willing to sign a deal that gives any kind of amnesty to the leaders. >> malcolm webb reporting from the congo military base. >>> closing migrant camps, the government decided to do so after 92 people died of thirst trying to cross the sahara desert. officials also promise to severely punish the traffickers who move people through to m nir or libya. >>> in an interview recorded a few weeks, al jazeera has obtained a copy of the recording that was never made public. egypt's constitution was suspended after the president mohammed morsi was deposed. >> the military institution should be given immunity for the role it has played. it is not an immune for fatah, it is for the institution. and the coming constitution should consider that. the institution should be protected in the constitution for the next 15 years with standing who is going to be in power whether he's islamist. >> a satire show pulled off the
for a u.n. resolution. a diplomat said the anger is unlikely to go beyond formal statements. >> on the longer-term after the media has toned down the bigger issue, it will go on as business as usual. that is my expectation. that would not be any real measures. their problem is not that they are spying. the problem is that in a band called as spying. -- that they have been called at spying. they do it for economic reasons. they want to know what europe is going to do. they are afraid that are losing ground. >> shockwaves are being felt. thousands rallied in washington, d.c. venting their anger against nsa and calling for reform. it was billed as the largest in american history. we have more. >> thousands of people gathered on the anniversary of the signing of the patriot act 12 years ago. they believe it was the day and the name of fighting terror their rights were taken away. they believe the trade-off between security and privacy is a false one. >> people here said they are tired of the lies the government has been telling to cover up their massive spying. just a year ago,
, but also the balance struck for the privacy of citizens. >> also today the u.n. arab league envoy trying to build support for peace talks planned for geneva next month. >>> after a yeaa year after supm sandy, ellis island opens but artifacting still remain in storage. >>> opponents in texas suing to stop the law saying that abortion laws unconstitution. that law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals. >>> fans around the world are mourning the death of rock legend lou reed who died at the age of 71. startinstarting with the velvet underground helped to change the sounds of rock-n-roll forever. carlos monthly lena tells us this is the life of lou reed. >> reporter: for lou reed life was expressed through music. his band, the velvet underground set the tone for rock and the punk music movement in the 1760s and early 70s. >> for a lot of people who like a lot of indy rock, pumping music, lou is as important as the beatles. >> reporter: back in the 1960s lou reed and othe other iconic musical figures called this home at one time or another and used i
. >> that was david shuster. >> u.n. officials confirmed an outbreak of polio, the first time the disease was seen in a decade. there were 10 confirmed polio cases. 12 are being investigated. most tested are babies and toddlers. the disease will spread among half a million children who have not been vaccinated. members of congress heard from victims of a drone strike of the the pakistani family appeared on capitol hill to talk about the attack that left the family matery ark dead. kimberley halket has the story. >> they travelled from north waziristan to the u.s. congress in washington d.c. the goal - to tell americans what happened when a u.s. drone targeted a pakistani family. it was a year ago when zubair rehnan was struck by shrapnel. he was gathering vegables to prepare for an east of eid >> translation: i could see the drone hovering, why would i worry, neither my grandmother or i were militants. when it fired, the ground shook. >> shrapnel from the second drone hit nabila, his sister, later. as she ran she heard the grandmother, the village witch doctor screaming. >> no one told me why my
.k. and northern europe. >> mission diplomacy, the u.n. envoy arrives in damascus. about to urge everyone to peace talks. >>> find out why demonstrators in turk yi turkey are so angry. >>> welcome to the show. the white house says it's reviewing the way it gathers intelligence. it's considering putting additional constraints on its agencies, the announcement follows pressure from spain, france and germany after reports the u.s. spied on millions of their citizens. we can go straight now to washington, d.c, how seriously should we be thaig these comments from the -- taking these colts from the white house? >> as often is the case in the u.s., the min main issue is the bugging of world leaders, not the rest of us in the world. they pretty much take on as read that the u.s. can do whatever it wants. there are constitutional protections for international citizens, only for u.s. dissention, although of course there are problems with that. jay carney the white house press secretary says as far as angela merkel, the white house didn't know about angela merkel's bugging until this summer and he put a stop
up to the war in iraq. in that time we were bugging delegations at the u.n. trying to get a resolution through about that. what president obama has done inherited surveillance structure he said he was going to change but, in fact, has kept broadly intact. >> yeah. indeed in the "wall street journal" it says officials at the nsa has so many eavesdropping operations under way it wouldn't have been practical to brief him on all of them. these decisions are made at the nsa. the president doesn't sign off on this stuff. that protocol is now under review, the official added. you better bet that protocol under review. it does not seem like good security policy to have the president out of the loop on something like this, peter. >> that's right. the question is, is the president mad about this or not? how much is plausible denialability, or does he find it disturbing he doesn't know about it? does somebody lose a job? somebody called on the carpet. it has big effects, sweeping e-mails from abroad, metadata, to be reported as tapping into the phone calls of your peers on the intern
on their list because it's too dangerous. that means they've missed an early deadline under a u.n. mandate to destroy syria's chemical arsenal by mid-2014. the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons said today its experts checked 21 of 23 designated sites. they're still hoping for access to the others. funerals were held across iraq today after the latest wave of attacks killed at least 66 people on sunday. well over half the victims were killed in shiite neighborhoods in baghdad. car bombs exploded over 30 minutes, targeting commercial areas. meanwhile, a roadside bomb killed 18 people in a lawless district of eastern afghanistan. most were women and children returning from a wedding. a hurricane-force storm battered britain and northern europe today, killing at least 13 people. we have a report on the damage in britain, from tom clarke of independent television news. >> after hours of rain the worst of the winds arrived on the south coast in the early hours of the morning. by dawn west-facing sea fronts were still factors. >> its agency was out checking the offenses but the
. >> president robinson, you're the former u.n. high commissioner for human rights. what is the connection between human rights and climate justice, climate change? >> i came to the climate issue from a human rights perspective. i am not a climate scientist, though my foundation very much relies and keeps true to the science. but for me, the shocks of climate change are going to be, and already becoming, the worst a mysterious human rights issue. it is about the future of the world. we have to understand if we go to four degrees celsius, and many people think that is where we are heading -- translate that. >> it would be catastrophic. released able to cope. i found after my work is high commissioner of human rights was finished, i went to new york and had colleagues in washington and geneva focusing on african countries right now and decent work and security. was, things are so much worse. we no longer predictable rainy seasons. our village, where we grew up we had enough food but now we have flash flooding. that brought home to me, this is essentially a human rights issue. >> what is the
thing. >> reporter: germany wants a u.n. resolution to protect the privacy of electronic communications and they're partnering with brazil, another country enraged by n.s.a. spying in order to craft one. and it would be the strongest condemnation of u.s. surveillance to date. >> pelley: margaret brennan at the state department for us tonight. we asked chief white house correspondent major garrett to try to find out how widespread the spying has been and how much the president knew. major? >> reporter: scott, u.s. intelligence agencies have conducted surveillance on 35 world leaders. today we learned president obama knew of some of these operations but not others. top officials tell us the the president does not demand as a rule intelligence on european or south american leaders but does when it comes to places like iran, syria, and north korea. the u.s. surveillance dragnet was so wide the president and top members of congress did not know allies like german chancellor angela merkel were targets. president obama has promised merkel the u.s. will never again tap her personal cell phone--
's ability to bulk collect phone records and restrict who it can spy on. >> fighting in syria blocked u.n. inspectors from access to two chemical weapons facilities, a setback in an attempt to rid syria of chemical weapons. inspectors did not say whether the syrian rebels or the government was responsible for the delay. negotiations for access are under way. >>> abortion right supporters in texas are celebrating a legal victory after a judge found provisions of the abortion law unconstitutional, ruling that the measure restricted a woman's action to abortion clinics. the government will continue efforts. >> penn state university is paying $60 million to 26 young men abused by a lecturure. it comes a little more than a year after jerry sandusky was put in gaol for 45 counts of the child abuse. "consider this" is up next. you gone go to aljazeera.com for the latest news. balance. given the threat america continues to face, shouldn't these programs go forward with some oversight? >> these programs, we don't even begin to know the depth of them. we are scratching the surface right now. and i
officials from getting a controversial wire tapping program re-authorized. >>> the u.n. special envoy to syria is back in damascus on its latest raft of shuttle did moment see, trying to bring together outside in the conflict for peace talks in geneva rob matheson has the story. >> reporter: once more he faces what many would call a near impossible task. a return to damascus try to muster any enthusiasm for finding a way out of syria's crisis. it's not just a matter of getting two sides to the table. before that he has to try to knit together a fractured rebel opposition, much of which doesn't even wants to be involved. >> the intimate national community wants to support the syrian regime in geneva too. they don't want to weaken them really. that's why we completely reject this conference. when it leads to a court for the crimes of assad then we will negotiate. but first there has to be real and effective statement on this. in the absence of political solution, the military solution is the only one on the table. >> reporter: else ielsewhere ina the deadline for di destroying chemical
and the u.n. food and agriculture organization said a third of houses are hungry with 10 million more people at risk. the resent swarm appeared in 2009 but a political and economic crisis that gripped the country since a coup that year left officials helpless too. >> translator: all the conditions were right for them to swarm and at the same time our political, social and economy crisis here and the fight against locals was too slow and they didn't have money so they grew out of control. >> reporter:er ratification program starts in november, two million hectors of land will be sprayed with pesticides but they need to raise a quarter of the $41 million for the plan. this is the best time of year to start the program because the insects are on the ground, reproducing and laying eggs. the reduced harvest means stable foods are more expensive so there is more demand at feeding programs like this, wfp feeds nearly a quarter million children a day and could be their only decent meal and made harder and out of their control natural and manmade. with me to talk more about the situation here in mad
and toddlers. last week the u.n. launched a campaign to immunize children in syria against polio and other diseases. with thousands fleeing, immunizition efforts are stepped up in neighbouring countries >> members of congress heard evidence from victims of a drone attack. a pakistani grandmother was killed a month ago. relatives shared their loss with u.s. lawmakers. kimberley halket has more on their testimony from capitol hill. >> they travelled more than 11,000km from north waziristan, pakistan to the u.s. congress. the goal - to tell americans what happens when u.s. drones target an innocent family. a year ago zubair rehnan was shot by shrapnel, he was gathering vegetables for a special eade dinner. >> translation: i could see the zone overhead. why would i worry, neither my grandmother nor i were militants. when it fired the ground shook and smoke rose up >> shrapnel hit his sister nabila. she said it was hard to stob the bleeding. she her her grandmother, the village screaming. rafiq ur rehman says the loss of his mother devastated his family. >> translation: no one told me why my
-assad would amount to an act of treason. to u.n. arab league envoy syria, lakhdar brahimi, is visiting damascus today in a bid to drum up support for the geneva talks. general as secretary- well as the arab league secretary-general and also me, we all believe the geneva conference is natural and is fruitful,as well as so we are hopeful that this invitation is made to iran. >> at least 66 people were killed sunday in more than a dozen bombings across iraq. the latest violence comes ahead of the iraqi prime minister's visit to washington this week. he is seeking speedier delivery of u.s. weaponry, including drones and f-16 jets. the obama administration is asking congress to hold off on new sanctions against iran. at a white house meeting, top officials asked for the continued delay of the senate banking committee measure targeting iranian oil. the administration wants to stall the new sanctions pending the outcome of ongoing talks over iran's nuclear program. in an interview with voice of america, the lead u.s. negotiator on iran said she expects congress to ck it sanctions pause. >> we
may order the n.s.a. to stop eavesdropping on those believed to be friends to the u.s., while congress considers ways to weaken the agency. >> a settlement in the jerry sandusky case to many boys abused by the former football coach. >> this new violent video emerging involving hostages in last month's siege in the philippines. the government wants to know if the video is real. others are also seeking answers. >> oh, my god, it's just beautiful! >> one year later, remembering super storm sandy, how one group is helping those reclaim some of their most precious possessions. >> welcome to aljazeera america, i'm del walters. after reports of u.s. spying on its allies, leaders around the world, the n.s.a. security agency is under fire today. both the president and congress are looking at ways, changes that would limit the n.s.a.'s sweeping ability to collect intelligence. now terms like constraint, transparency, and increased oversight are being used when talking about the future of the nation's spy agency. aljazeera's erika ferrari has more. >> lawmakers are expected to introduce a bill oc
negotiator said he made proposals today as part of a new approach to dealing with the u.n.'s nuclear agency. there are no specifics about what's in those proposals. iran is trying to get crippling international sanctions lifted. still ahead, virginia attorney general and gubernatorial candidate ken cuccinelli is in our center seat. first, a little bit of history reopens a year after historic storm. and i quit smoking. chantix... it's a non-nicotine pill. i didn't want nicotine to give up nicotine. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. [ mike ] when i was taking the chantix, it reduced the urge to smoke. [ malennouncer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these, stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious al
chemical weapons. the move is one part of the deal approved by the u.n. security council last month. more jef refugees finding themss stranded on the syrian side of the border amnesty international says there are indication that his jordan and several other countries are closing check points without notice. jordan, lebanon, turkey, iraq and egypt are dealing with a gained total of more than 2 million syrian refugees. iraq's mime minister says terrorists got a second chance to thrive in iraq because of syria's civil war, told an audienn
problem for the u.s. and spain. earlier the spanish newspaper said the n.s.a. had recently tracked over 60 million calls in spain. that in the space of a month alone. citing a document that was part of a paper by contractor edward snowden. this comes amid the political fire storm over whether president obama was informed that the german prime minister's phone calls were wiretapped. >> giving any document at all about any world leader, the person briefing him or the briefing bookie would have to say where it came from, especially since it's so controversial, so sensitive, i should say. to no. i can't believe as commander in chief, as president of the united states that if this was being done that he didn't know about it. >> and others, democratic operatives, say there's every reason to believe the president did know that there was this danger and this is why he gave up his blackberry. >> when the private gave up his blackberry the day he became president and he was upset he had to give it up, why? because other countries would be listening in on it. the real miracle or stunning thing to me
that no one's hands are clean and that the u-s not only spies on its allies. but its meanwhile, intel chiefs denied reports of n-s-a surveillance on millions of calls in france and spain. the head of the n-s-a told lawmakers that a sweep on phone records overseas was carried out by european governments, not the u-s. a senate committee will hear testimony on the federal background check process in the aftermath of a deadly shooting at the washington navy yard. federal officials including the acting director of the office of personnel management are expected to appear. the committee is examining the process of background checks and security clearances following the sept. 16 shooting in which former navy reservist aaron alexis killed 12 people before being shot and killed by police. the shooting raised questions of how alexis was able to obtain and hold onto a security clearance despite past brushes with the law and concerns about his mental health. president obama dealing with the fallout the affordable care act's enrollment problems. speaking from boston, the president said he's not happy nei
services weren't trying to collect information with u.s. interests home and abroad. >> reporter: the no. 2, former number two n.cia, mike burrell on "60 minutes" calling this the most serious classified information in the history of the u.s. intelligence community. kate, we can expect more revelations coming out over the coming days and weeks and more scrambling and the administration to respond. >> it shows for the signs of slowing down now. thank you for starting us off. another big story in walk. pressure is mounting against health and human services secretary kathlene sebelius as yet another setback hits the obama care website. its data center crashed sunday, stopping enrollment in all 50 states, cnn's athena jones is following the development in the white house this morning. have they figured out what went wrong here? >> good morning, kate, it's a website crash. i can tell you the man that the president put in charge of fixing health care, says it will be running smoothly by the end of november. fought befo not before another major meltdown because of this crash. absolutely no one was
miller, told u.s.a. today, the national progress is more control, more power. no matter what they say, we're going down the path towardter n ttierney? do you agree? >> i think we are in the position of turnkey tierney. we are right there. we are following the playbook. >> how has it hurt anybody? >> how has it hurt anybody? the fact that all of our personal information is being stored in a big data storage facility in utah, anybody at any time who works for the nsa or any one of these other contractors could decide they don't like you or they want to find out more about their ex-wife or they just would like to know more about this person or maybe they are stalking another person and dig down on that information. it's extremely dangerous thing. even worse, our enemies could easily dig into that trove of information that we have created on everybody. it's very harmful. it's completely unnecessary, and it obviously has had nothing to do with stopping terrorism. >> jesselyn radack, we thank you for joining us to bring us your thoughts. >> thank you. >>> coming up: how much can you trust new
today, pursuing reports that the n.s.a. monitored chancellor angela merkel's cellphone. and in madrid, spanish prime minister mariano rajoy went before his parliament to address allegations that spain, too, was a target of u.s. surveillance. >> ( translated ): the key is to clarify what happened and generate confidence because without that, it is very difficult to work for the rights, liberties and security of our citizens. i hope we will get this. we have already requested the appearance of the head of spain's intelligence services and he will appear in this chamber as soon as possible. >> ifill: the government of china also weighed in, announcing today it will strengthen information security, to guard against outside surveillance. chinese police say they've arrested five people in a suicide car crash this week in beijing. on monday, an s.u.v. sped down a crowded sidewalk and exploded into flames across from tiananmen square at the entrance to the forbidden city. five people died. scores were hurt. state television today identified the suspects as ethnic uighurs, a restive muslim min
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